Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi

Member Board of Trustees


Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi is an erudite scholar and leader of the Tijjaniyyah Sufi Movement in Nigeria. He is well known all over the Muslim world. He studied the Holy Qur’an extensively under the tutelage and supervision of his father, Alhaji Usman. After completion of his study of the Holy Qur’an, he traveled to various places in the world to study Fiqh and several aspects of Islamic knowledge and sciences, including Tassawuf (Islamic Sufism).

To this date, Sheikh is renowned for his memorization of the Holy Qur’an and with the remarkable prose with which he recites it from memory.

Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi is married and blessed with many children and grandchildren.